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The Ben Commandments

April 25, 2019

What News is ‘Fake News’?

Madison Popovic, Junior, Editorial Director

April 23, 2019

Filed under Opinion

According to poet and playwright Oscar Wilde, “The truth is rarely pure and never simple.” There are multiple sides to every story which depend on the perspective from which a story is told, as well as how the audience interprets i...

Open Enrollment

Maeve Parmelee, Junior and Anna Esteverena, Sophomore

January 29, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Although taking higher level classes seems exciting to some students, some see it as an immense amount of pressure. In 2014, Pelham Memorial High School introduced a system of open enrollment to students. This program allows students...

Is Gene Alteration Morally Acceptable?

Amanda Mattesi, Sophomore, Associate Graphics Editor

January 29, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Have you ever wondered what designer babies would look like? Thanks to current advancements in science, it is possible that our world could be filled with genetically-altered people in the future. Current advancements in genome...

Point/Counterpoint: Should the Immigrant Caravan Be Welcomed or Spurned?

Sam Plunkett, Junior and Ella Stern, Senior, Sports Editor and Features Editor

January 25, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Sam Plunkett, Junior Over the past year, a popular topic of discourse among politicians has been the integrity of our southern border with Mexico. Recently, a large group of Honduran refugees has come through Guatemala and in...

OP-ED: Respect the Tech, Respect It

Nevan Malwana, Sophomore, Staff Reporter

January 24, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Throughout the halls and classrooms of PMHS, the influence of technology is blatant and dominates nearly all aspects of education. Technology has opened more and more doors for students to have expedient, reliable information...

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